Omaha's Story

A collection of interviews done in conjunction with StoryCorps' visits to Omaha in 2007 and 2015.

Omaha's Story 5/12/2015

May 12, 2015
StoryCorps

Jay Johnson and his daughter, Lily, describe running the Lincoln marathon together in 2014.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.

Omaha's Story 5/8/2015

May 8, 2015
StoryCorps

Omaha performer Jill Anderson talks with her dear friend, Lynn Mills, about a loving gesture from Jill's friends after she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.

Omaha's Story 5/5/2015

May 5, 2015
StoryCorps

Patrick Kreifels interviews his sister, Michelle Kreifels, about the challenges she's faced living with a disability.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.

This original interview references Region V Services in detail, and the assistance they provide for people with disabilities.  For more information, you can visit Region V.

Omaha's Story 4/30/2015

Apr 30, 2015
StoryCorps

John Thomas Jr. and his wife, Gretchen Thomas, reminisce about how their life began 40 years ago.

These interviews are recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.

Charlene Tarsney & Catherine Prinz

Charlene Tarsney talks with Catherine Prinz, who started a grass-roots effort to bring a public library to the Dundee neighborhood 34 years ago.

Dan Wintz & Marg Badura

Two Omaha lawyers talk about their longtime relationship and how it's grown over time.

(by Bob Coate)

Bob Mollner, Jr. & Bob Mollner, Sr.

Bob Mollner, Jr. asks his father about the origins of Mollner's Meat Market in southeast Omaha.

(by Bob Coate)

Jean Wilson

Omaha's Story, Story of a childhood

A resident at Walnut Grove Retirement Home narrates a story of her childhood.

(by Lena Richardson)

Evelyn Zysman & Marian Fey

Omaha's Story, Sharing Memories

A 96-year-old woman shares memories with her thirty-something friend.

(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Karen Daneu & Lauren Price

Omaha's Story, A Female Pilots Story

A mother tells her 17-year-old daughter about the ups and downs of being a female pilot in the military.

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